I’ve stepped up my workouts in a big way over the last few weeks in an effort to (a) rack up HBBC points and (b) beat the holiday bulge as I continue to indulge.
Weeks like this, with up to 6 days of running, 3 swims and 3 bike rides, give me confidence that I will be ready to tackle 70.3 training next year.
That being said, I have perhaps gotten a tad carried away. While I’ve had plenty of “easy” days, you may notice that my last complete rest day was exactly one month ago on November 21st. Whoops! This may have finally caught up to me as I find myself battling a cold just days before my holidays begin. Ugh.
I know when it’s time to take it down a notch in order to get/stay healthy and that’s what I am doing – the timing works out perfectly with Christmas this weekend and 10 days off work. I will be taking it easy, enjoying some much-needed down time. Cutting back on workouts also gives me a lot more free time this week to get all the last minute tasks accomplished without the stress.
My HBBC standing is going to plummet (buh-bye top 3!), but health comes first – you see, I have something very important to start training for in January!
117 sleeps til Boston!